Acrocordia salweyi Monoblastiaceae
Acrocordia salweyi

Growth type crustose
Chemical reactions negative

Occurs on soft, damp calcareous rocks and walls with old mortar.

Smooth or granular, thin, immersed, whitish to pale brown-grey thallus. Large, +/- flat-topped apothecia with thick involucrellum, one quarter to half immersed. The spores are 1-septate, 20-35 x 10-15 Ám. Microscope photographs below.

Similar: A. conoidea. Pinkish thallus, smaller spores. On hard limestone


Acrocordia salweyi

Acrocordia salweyi

Acrocordia salweyi

Microscope photographs
Acrocordia salweyi

Acrocordia salweyi
Acrocordia salweyi
Lytchett Heath and Wimborne, Dorset. February 2014, 2017

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